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Archives: July 21, 2011

"Artificial drama"

I need a KO link

The gang of six

The gang of six

Now here's a sensible quote that sensible pragmatics will like!

Now here's a sensible quote that sensible pragmatics will like!

Sorry Elizabeth, Wall Street Said No

Interesting. According to Michael Wolf on Countdown (KO). Murdoch never liked David Cameron.

Murdoch Operation Small Change Next to U.S.-UK Eavesdropping

Oops! Les Hinton faces US calls for Dow Jones inquiry over phone hacking

Allen West raising money off DWS "vile" email

Allen West raising money off DWS "vile" email

Kochs Max Out To Sen. Scott Brown

Glenn Beck works the crowd hard: Christian Zionists unite in D.C. to express support for Israel

Inside the Palin HQ as the launch of "The Undefeated" fails (brilliant...just brilliant)

The Money Presidency: Looking at Obama's Campaign Numbers

Fox has found the true criminal in the News Corp hacking scandal...

Fox has found the true criminal in the News Corp hacking scandal...

A simple proposal and a question for democrats

Keith is gonna be great tonight!

Our Grandparents and Great Grandparents built the spine our country...

News Corporation admitted in 2009 to hacking U.S. rival’s website

Murdoch's Minions Helped Steal 2000 Election for Bush

How to silence the liberal voices

Can't Keith do better than this Wolfe guy?

Oooohh! Al Franken verbally bitchslaps a fundie during DOMA hearing!

How Do They Sleep At Night?

Sanders: Congratulations Coburn, Crapo and Chambliss: Republican Senators Win Major Victory

Fear and Trembling at the Debt Discussions

Moody’s places New Mexico’s credit rating ‘under review’ for downgrade

Every Day There's Something New To Worry And Be Anxious About

Thirty eight billion buckaroos

Gang of Seven.

(Maine Heritage Foundation Moran) to resign following (drunken) domestic violence arrest

Roger Ebert's article about the repubs.

Given Murdoch/climategate news, what other scandals involving wiretaps should be re-examined?

I'm 99% sure there won't be any cuts to entitlements

Satan Called-

Rick Perry meets with Rummy and Feith

House Republicans are terrorists.

Gang of six deal is the Simpson-Bowles recommendations?

In S.C. (republican) primary, support for immigration law could be a delicate choice

Does Obama want to win this battle at all?

Dennis Kucinich On 'The ED Show' Now; link

Criticism from the left for 'Gang of Six'

Tea Party Nation Sued For Dodging $640,000 Las Vegas Casino Bill

1 Million Dead in Iraq? 6 Reasons the Media Hide the True Human Toll of War -- And Why We Let Them

1 Million Dead in Iraq? 6 Reasons the Media Hide the True Human Toll of War -- And Why We Let Them

Kozol: ‘I’m sick of begging’ Congress to do the right thing

'Black ops and espionage’ inside Fox News

OLBERMANN: When MurdochGate Met ClimateGate

This is from 2008 - but I felt it was worthwhile to post tonight. I do not have the words...

Here's what I don't get about people beating up Obama on the debt ceiling

How many Lib Dems...Progressives...and Seeker of Truth are now Under the Bus?

Oh my. Ed is saying "Steve Douchey".

Bill Clinton embraces the constitutional option on debt limit

Self Delete......

Military has remained the same in size & capability since 2001...

Military has remained the same in size & capability since 2001...

FUkushima plant operator says every thing stable now...

Murdoch's Minions Helped Steal 2000 Election for Bush

N-plant workers still labor under severe conditions (JAPAN)

I understand why many poor and disenfranchised people no longer vote.

Follow The Money: Why News Corp Donated To So Many Democrats

House Republicans are terrorists.

Giraffe at zoo in AZ dies. They think it ate oleanders.

Congress Continues Debate Over Whether Or Not Nation Should Be Economically Ruined

Today I heard on the radio, "Money has become more important than votes."

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!! Encore Malloy

Obama should come out against raising the debt limit tomorrow

Last minute heads up: Olberman on with Letterman tonight - like in a few...

BWHAHAHA: Palin Wants To ‘ HELP ’ Mainstream Media: 'I HAVE A JOURNALISM DEGREE '

NYT: Sharpton Appears to to Win Anchor Spot on MSNBC

In 1935, there was 1 single taxpayer in the top tax bracket. Who was he?

The admins and mods are smart

Gang of Six Proposal Encourages Corporations to Move Offshore

Bachmann . . . . . headaches . . . . big right wing money . . . . "no chance" . . . .

hearing in Senate to end DOMA

Cenk is explaining the problems/what happened at MSNBC - LIVE NOW - link below

Cenk is explaining the problems/what happened at MSNBC - LIVE NOW - link below

Cenk is explaining the problems/what happened at MSNBC - LIVE NOW - link below

CNN - Jared Bernstein - "'Balanced budget' act a wolf in sheep's clothing"

Has anyone ever gotten this ERROR?

Obama Open to Short-Term Debt Increase (Bloomberg)

OK, will Allen West get disciplined for his behavior?

OK, will Allen West get disciplined for his behavior?

I thought the Republikkans were all about Reagan

Budgetted fire money, 5 million, spent in AZ.

Elderly are Subjected to Invasive Procedures by TSA...Our GrandParents...Our Parents.. WHY?

Obama is doing it again. He's got their numbers.

Hacking on an industrial scale - what a coverup

Yet another marriage equality poll (Quinnipiac)

Hackers Poised to Release News International Emails

Why is it so important to make it faster to count votes than to insure

Soba shop owner aims to carry on family business after losing father to tsunami (JAPAN)

The ABSOLUTE proof that we do NOT have a "librul media"

the debt ceiling was raised 18 times during the reagan administration

Fukushima: High levels of radioactivity found extensively

Any IMDBers want to field a political discussion on a thread, there?

The Looking-Forward-To-Austerity Family At McDonald's

Who are President Obama's two most liberal advisers?

So Is That Glazed Look In Bachmann's Eyes...?

So Is That Glazed Look In Bachmann's Eyes...?

If the Murdochs were truly completely unaware of phone hacking/police bribery/rampant corruption...

Look what this crazy fucker did.

Which Republican congresspeople have voted better than the blue dogs they replaced?

Is the debt ceiling obsolete?

How ALEC, the Koch brothers and their corporate allies plan to privatize government.(great article!!

"That's your CSPAN? Thats F'n AWESOME!" - Jon Stewart

Congress man on TV: Hate to Cut Defense Budget

I will not bury FDR with Reagan.

The most searched news stories in the United States right now.

The most searched news stories in the United States right now.

Study shows that lion attacks rise after full moon

Digby On Budget Negotiations: "Watching The Flames"

Digby On Budget Negotiations: "Watching The Flames"

Atlantis on Final Approach

(The Onion) Congress Continues Debate Over Whether Or Not Nation Should Be Economically Ruined

um er well

Chavez is tweeting about COPA from Cuba

The Twilight Zone 1985 "Profile in Silver" (JFK Assasination)

Deep sinkhole opens under woman's bed

Reintroduce the Drachma

Enthusiasm wanes for "Gang of Six" plan in Congress

Cisco’s 6,500 Job Cuts Could Hurt Push for Offshore Tax Holiday

Tax Breaks for Capital Gains Threatened in Bipartisan Deficit-Cut Proposal

You know, it's really funny...

Some rough math

Montreal sewer geyser tears apart car

The real scandal in England?

Sen Franken to Focus on the Family: We can't trust you when you're reading studies and twisting them

Something I wonder about the costs of our wars

Social Security Fun Fact From Bernie Sanders

Social Security Fun Fact From Bernie Sanders

U.S. jobless claims rise 10,000 to 418,000

"Introducing the £3billion super yacht made of gold and platinum"

Atlantis' unexpected approach over my area

Allen West Fundraising With DNC Chairwoman Insult

Consumers Use Credit Cards for Necessities as Inflation Cuts U.S. Incomes

Doonesbury's Red Rascal to the rescue....

Allen West: Obama Supporters Are ‘A Threat To The Gene Pool’

30 years, 135 missions . . . . and now its over.

Legal Safeguards for U.S. Troops Key to an Iraq Deal (to Extension of Troop Presence)

Everytime there's a winter cold spell, the Climate Change deniers come out in full force

States negotiating immunity for banks over foreclosures

Letter to the editor here in Ok.

Lung Problems Found in Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans

Two British "terror suspects" held in Afghanistan

"Keep Moving"

Iraq Shi'ite militia splinters into hit squads, gangs

It's pretty interesting looking at how the MSM is covering the West attack on Wasserman-Schultz

U.S. Has Lost Sight of Cash From $70 Billion Sent to Afghanistan: Inspector General


"Government has coddled, accepted, and ignored white collar crime for too long."

2012 will be a great opportunity to take back the House.

Democrats should Deep Six the Gang of Six "plan"

lol, the tea-party produced historical TV drama

Tea Party Nation sued for dodging Las Vegas hotel bill

July 21, 1861: The Battle of Bull Run or Manassas

MarketWatch: Why we’ll have 10% unemployment soon

PCCC Co-Founder Aaron Swartz Indicted for Wire and Computer Fraud

I wonder...why isn't it clear to all us that Obama is out there fighting hard

The World's most advanced operating system

Everything that’s wrong with our oil-soaked industrial economy, in one amazing poster

How Your Social Security Money Was Stolen – Where Did the $2.5 Trillion Surplus Go?

High-End Prostitute Bust has Some Folks on Wall Street Sweating

By 58-16 Margin, Americans More Concerned About The Economy And Jobs Than Deficit

The President and Congress acted this way once before

The President and Congress acted this way once before

Jon Stewart salutes Murdoch’s ‘crime-fighting wife’ Wendi Deng

Republicans feuding about cuts in $1.5 trillion stopgap debt plan - the Hill

War at the Wall Street Journal: Inside the Struggle to Control an American Business Empire

Gangraped Nepal nun likely to get re-admission in nunnery

America's parks call on Congress to create a new Civilian Conservation Corps program

Union donations for NJ Democrats dry up after pension overhaul

Every Time Someone Discloses a Murdoch Crime, a Somali Child Dies

Full Employment Bill of 1945 reiterated Roosevelt's principle by declaring that "all Americans able

Applications for U.S. jobless benefits rise

"The American People" explained

South Carolina couple claims to possess Wal-Mart receipt with the face of Christ

Keystone XL Pipeline Notes: More Dangerous than Terrorists?

Gov. McDonnell Flip-Flops On Debt Ceiling After Learning His State’s Credit Rating

Puppies rescued after being trapped inside 10-inch pipe

Republicans Approve Regulation-Blocking Coal Bill on ALEC's Wish List

This debt ceiling bullshit is simply a ploy by the Pukes to distract America from the shitty job

How much will it cost us if we Default on the Debt?

Bill Maher: 'I Make Fun Of Sarah Palin And Michele Bachmann Because They're Crazy, Not Because I'm S

Ed reformer, also Project 912 speaker and Freedom Works leader, sends rude email to ed blogger.

States ranked by power-plant pollution

States ranked by power-plant pollution

Perry may not speak at 'The Response'

240 Children in 3 Nursery Schools in Yamagata Prefecture Ate Cesium Beef

It's over!

Happy Birthday Paul Wellstone!

Hugh Grant: Margaret Thatcher was the first “undignified sycophant” of the Murdoch empire.

Self delete

CNBC Was showing Murdoch Worship shows last night

The Shareable Food Movement Meets the Law

(Conservative) Radio host gets charged in Ponzi scheme

Military-Industrial Journalism

Barack Obama's 2008 bundlers flee political 'machine'

Barack Obama's 2008 bundlers flee political 'machine'

Facebook campaign idea

Corporate Tax Holiday in Debt Ceiling Deal: Where's the Uproar?

Births now surpass immigration as driver of Latino growth in US

She's Alive... Beautiful... Finite... Hurting... Worth Dying for.

Thursday TOONS part 2- Murdoch

An unprecedented 1 in 66 Americans is a diagnosed psychotic

Tea Party Nation sued for dodging Las Vegas hotel bill. (this ain't no mini-fridge bill!)

Obama's Expanded Militarism

Thursday TOONS part 4- the rest

Hey, Republicans: Ronald Reagan Left You A Message

Gang of Six drop longterm care plan (CLASS Act)

20/25 members of the Blue Dog Coalition voted against The Cap, Cut and Balance Act of 2011.

Allen West: Once a bully, always a bully.

Did DirecTV Hire Satellite Hackers To Leak Dish TV Smart Cards?

Water-Regulation-As-Federalism Bill Passes House, Looks A Lot Like ALEC

FEC rules that John Edwards presidential campaign must repay $2 million in matching funds

Reid Blasts House for taking weekend off

Reid Blasts House for taking weekend off

Heat Wave Sweeps Across the U.S. - see a map in action

Clare's Law: should abuse history be revealed to new partners?

How to Liberate America from Wall Street Rule

Cut Medicare/Medicaid/SS, that's what Americans want? HELL NO!

Prosecutor seeks to quash 'gay panic' defense in Oxnard slaying

I work for a fairly large corporation

Rahmbo loses his reputed temper to veteran Chicago woman reporter.

A Plea for Education Reform for Governor Deval Patrick

U.S. Consumers Relying on Credit

President Goodhair.

A question to anti-compromise Democrats....

The Rude Pundit: Cartoons That Make the Rude Pundit Want to Choke an Aussie ...

Cisco Systems proves the "job creators" dont need more money (tax breaks )

Witness moves out of state? No problem- Courtroom drama: Actors bring depositions to life

Danziger Toon- What comes next for Faux Newz Personalities

Wal-Mart’s Low-Wage Jobs Not Worthy of Praise

Republicans Already Got the #1 Thing They Wanted

President Barack Obama Commemorative Baby Doll

Rupert Murdoch hiring big legal guns, may fear hacking scandal is spreading to U.S.

Murdoch’s Secret Weapon - Joel Klein an expert at cleaning up messes

Should we End Bush Tax Cuts vs: Social Security Cuts (poll)

Koch Brothers, ALEC and Their Corporate Allies Plan to Privatize Government

UPDATE 1-S&P says 50-50 chance of U.S. downgrade

Why one good teacher decided to quit (article + video)

Should we pull all aid $$$ to countries that persecute LGBT people?

Fed hits Wells Fargo with $85 million mortgage penalty

Fed hits Wells Fargo with $85 million mortgage penalty

Fed hits Wells Fargo with $85 million mortgage penalty

Murdoch to turn News Corp into a bank to escape prosecution

Hartmann will outline the Gang Of 6 proposal soon

Democrats, GOP candidate heap scorn on North Carolina's redistricting plans

Out of control cop threatens to execute concealed firearms permit holder

The Pimpsons (toon)

If you were concerned about funds to run the government, Why would you cut this:

an analogy that most Republicans can understand

White House's "Agriculture Biotech Working Group" promoting GE crops in wildlife refuges

New Ruling Could Let 2 Kidnappers Go Free

Genetically modified salmon can breed with wild salmon

Two very precient cartoons I drew way back when...

If, as Obama says, "American companies have nearly $2 trillion sitting on their balance

Why is the 14th Amendment not an option, and why won't they use it?

US Sen Sanders: NY Fed's Dudley granted AIG waiver

oh dear me, --'Obama wants 30% reduction in wages'?

oh dear me, --'Obama wants 30% reduction in wages'?

Conan O'Brien joke on Santorum and Pawlenty from last night:

Chris Christie's poll numbers drop gain in NJ, but billionaires still begging for him to run in 2012

(MA Gov. Deval) Patrick endorses in-state tuition for illegal immigrants

"We've got twelve days left. Cooler heads will prevail."

Disgusting bumpersticker a sign of ridiculous stupidity

This Heat Is Making Me Sweat Like...

So a friend is jumping for joy about Florida's plan to drug-test welfare recipients

God Urges Rick Perry Not To Run For President

How $415M vanished from the N.J. surplus

TRUST (and lots of myna bird poop)

Carl Bernstein on 'Murdoch's Watergate' moment

WaPo says Norquist would let Bush's tax cuts expire.

CNN: Why one good teacher decided to quit (article + video)

Morgan Stanley Shares Surge Most in Two Years

70 Percent of Anti-LGBT Murder Victims Are People of Color

Just an emotional response to the President

Stocks up on unexpected rise in jobless claims

Records suggest prime minister’s aide knew about Murdoch bribery scheme

Report: Burglar fed family's rotisserie chicken to dog

Glenn Greenwald: Still more work, but gay equality is increasingly becoming an administration bright

Audit: Fed gave $16 trillion in emergency loans

Sanders: bailouts="socialism for the rich & you're on your own individualism for everyone else"

Common Cause's warning about ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council)

Social Security can go out on time if debt limit not raised?

The Shock Doctrine, Toronto-style

San Jose Residents Have Longest Life Spans In U.S.

Latest results on God's job approval rating...

Here's a place where we can take action against ALEC!

So the public is now supporting the GOP's gimicky Cap and Cut


U.S. Moves Toward Home ‘Rentership Society,’ Morgan Stanley Says

Philadelphia heirs lose fight with government over 1933 gold coins worth millions

Too Hot in the Hot Tub......Burn My Feet

Man allegedly assaulted 7-week-old baby

Man allegedly assaulted 7-week-old baby

The reason they will agree to pass a debt limit bill...

On my morning motorcycle commute, an idiot in a car about took me out

Do you think the term "White Antiracist" is an oxymoron?

Allen West accuses Dems of being plantation racists towards him and Herman Cain

Norquist: Letting tax cuts expire does not violate anti-tax pledge

"Cuts to assisted living are outrageous"

Dennis Kucinichs appeal to sign this petititon, and to pass it on to all our contacts:

Murdoch: This scandal has exposed the scale of elite corruption

Entire Apple stores being faked in China

The rethugs have no shame at the way Grover Norquist dangles them by a string. Add

More States Defying Federal Gov't On Education Law

Gang of Pain: Who Suffers Under the Bipartisan Deficit Reduction Scheme - The Nation

There's a beautiful Cat 3 hurricane in the Eastern Pacific tonight

White House: not close to a deal on debt, deficit - Reuters

The Missing Link : Servicing the Existing Debt

Megan's Law not intended for pranksters

Now Two Murdoch Whistleblowers Dead

Describe yourself in just one word.

I can't wait to find out who actually blinked. nt

Here's what I think is a crying shame

Rush Limbaugh: The current hot weather is an imaginary liberal conspiracy

They should have left it up to Biden


Russia classifies beer as alcoholic

Walt Disney Now Eyeing Up BSkyB For a Takeover After Rupert's Epic Fail

Breaking: McConnell Reid is Out, Major Deficit Reduction Plan i.e. Gang of 6 On the Table

I have a plan.

Gang of Six Plan Would Raise Taxes on Low-Income Workers

Are Chemicals Making Us Fat?

US government ends Chrysler investment

pRick Scott wants his name off election lawsuit

pRick Scott wants his name off election lawsuit

Political pledges are unbiblical and unchristian

Reid slams House Republicans for ‘taking the weekend off’

Teen beaten for not wanting to attend church

I want some sort of legislation to prevent this shock doctrine CRAP

why is a lobbyist making debt decisions for americans

Terrorists...simply terrorists

Fukushima Typhoon raising radioactive water levels in contaminated buildings.

Fukushima Typhoon raising radioactive water levels in contaminated buildings.

WA state cancels driver's license of journalist who publicly said he's an illegal immigrant

How can we Americans maintain a democracy in ignorance?

How can we Americans maintain a democracy in ignorance?

God Has 52% Approval Rating

So what happened to LulzSec's grand plan to blow the roof off this sucker?

Hannity Finally Speaks about Rupert Murdoch's News International Phone Hacki

Sen Lautenberg Flagged News Corp. Hacking Allegations with Federal Authorities in 2005

Breaking: Matt Nixson, Sun features editor, fired over serious misconduct allegations while at NOTW

How did Obama pull this off so easily..

How did Obama pull this off so easily..

LaHood: FAA Shutdown Would Result In ‘Immediate Furlough’ Of 4,000 Workers

I watched Joe Scarborough this morning, First-Time-Viewer

‘Friendly’ cheetah mauls 2 keepers

James Murdoch evidence questioned by former executives

Ballot Initiatives, Voter Turnout Linked (Shows the RW knows what they're doing)

"Our Beloved Piers Morgan"

Anonymous claims to have breached NATO security

The Koch Brothers are Scared

Lucian Freud, Adept Portraiture Artist, Dies at 88

WTF? John Boehner singing Uncle Remus song! Does this mean a "sellout" is a done deal?

Patrick Murphy Needs Our Help - Allen West challenger

One could fit, for example, a dozen brachiosaurus eggs in the trunk of a car, with room to spare!

Report: Obama top recipient of News Corp. donations

Think Tea Party and blowback...

How do you think the Honda of Ohio employees who refused to unionize will vote on this?

Herman Cain rails against the unfairness of those who refuse to BUY an election...

Express Scripts to buy Medco for $29 billion

Should school districts ban smokeless 'e-cigarettes' on school grounds?

One of the drugs Bachmann takes can be useful in the treatment of psychosis.

I'm sorry Mr Obama

A (quease inducing) visualization of the National Debt

Ghana official has ordered the immediate arrest of all homosexuals

WaPo Online Headline: "Obama, Boehner home in on $3T Debt Deal"

100 degrees F. (feels like 111)

New Los Angeles law bans harassing bicyclists verbally or physically

Gay Barbarians glitter Marcus Bachmann's waiting room, chanting "you can't pray away the gay....

That little-sister-of-the-poor, Jesus-like Laura INGRAHAM "victim" of $11K jewelry theft

From the boehner blog:

I want to see their birth certificates (pic heavy) I want to see them NOW NOW NOW

Lets Say the Teabaggers Win

What will you say when the local OFA organizer calls you?

Obama is not a weak negotiator -- he's a deliberate strategist

800-Year-Old Oak Tree Stops Traffic in Turkey

GOP Senator: Obama WILL CAVE On DEBT

Are Republicans Committing Treason?

Surprise! The big bad bailout is paying off

Are Republicans Committing Treason?

Ohio Abortion Ban Challenges Terms Of Roe v. Wade

Anti-Nuclear Groups Protest Proposed Manhattan Project Park

2 Former NOTW Senior Execs Say James Murdoch "Mistaken" In His Testimony

Protesters stop foreclosures gather using social media to blockade homes

Jewish Dems defend Wasserman Schultz after West e-mail

With the public being unhappy with both parties, what other options should we be examining?

Silent thread for the 14th Amendment.

Silent thread for the 14th Amendment.

When do you think the US bond rating will be dropped?

FWIW-Black Tea Partiers to Protest NAACP Convention: Claims Org Hurts Blacks

Top Staffer for Rep. Issa’s Committee Maintains Financial Relationship

Top Staffer for Rep. Issa’s Committee Maintains Financial Relationship

"Got Milk?" gets offensive

US arrests 2,000 in anti-drug sting; 20-month sting targeting Mexico's La Familia Michoacana

Hartmann: Fox News ‘infotainment’ is a ‘cancer’ and must be stopped

I wish America could be a lot more like Wisconsin

Sarah Palin's Grandkids Make Her Look Like a Hypocrite

Sign the form below to join Bernie Sanders and Daily Kos in saying no to any cuts to Social Security

Lamar Smith (R-TX) Chairman of Judiciary Comm. lies again about immigration reform.

Do the Dems realize that the Repukes are trying to break us so that they can win in '12?

Entitlement, my ass!!!! edit: A semantic victory for the repukes.

Do you wish to donate?

Serious question: Does DU represent 1, 2, 3%...etc. of the most liberal Americans?

First Licensed Medical Marijuana Coop San Diego

Could Cat Litter Mineral Be Edible?

While millions starve foreign investors are harvesting tonnes of cereals to be exported

Allen West 70,000 Facebook Fans

Guardian: Survey USA poll finds 73% suspect Murdoch outlets in US of similar activity

Congress Continues Debate Over Whether Or Not Nation Should Be Economically Ruined

Congress Continues Debate Over Whether Or Not Nation Should Be Economically Ruined

Is The American Dream Still Alive And Reasonably Attainable?

The R's and the D's are both crying, diapered babies yelling at each other. The difference is

The R's and the D's are both crying, diapered babies yelling at each other. The difference is

Here's a Tea-Party question for you.

Group appeals DEA’s ruling that marijuana has no medicinal value

Group appeals DEA’s ruling that marijuana has no medicinal value

Cenk Uygur On Leaving MSNBC: Network Told Me To 'Tone It Down,' Didn't Want To 'Challenge Power'

Pedestrian and her son mowed down by drunk, son is killed but SHE is charged with vehicular homicide

Bachmann gets migraines? yeah, right. I bet that was made up by her people to give her some 'depth'

Free Speech Radio News DC Correspondent Position

America is a prosperous country.

When Rahm's Temper Made a Comeback

I just got a call from "Breast Cancer Society"...wanted donation, it is a scam

Gang of Six Breakdown

Gang of Six Breakdown

Gang of Six Breakdown

For those of you arguing Cenk vs Sharpton ratings

If Obama-Boehner Deal calls for $3 trillion in spending cuts and no tax hikes...

Really. Just who the fuck is Grover Norquist...

Did anyone else get really pissed at the story on Maddow's show about the tree at Auburn University?

Federal judge rules Louisiana can’t require monks to have funeral license to sell caskets

Poll: Only 52% of Americans approve of God’s performance

ETHIOPIA: Great trek for water in the south

Bill Nelson (D-FL) doesNOT support repeal of DOMA

The American Christian Taliban strike at women again.

OK DU millionaires - time for some billboards with the following

Dylan Ratigan on "Hardball" is about to call bullshit on the "heroic Wendy Murdoch" narrative.

"Some Of New York's Wealthiest Might Get Charged In The Wall Street Prostitution Ring"

IT'S BACK !!!!! ..... Ralph Reed interjects himself into the political scene

Power to the People! Write on!

Cenk Uygur will be on Olbermann tonite to talk about the MSNBC fiasco

where the hell is Joe Biden?

Fight looming over military spending cuts

12 chickens left in hot car in Walmart parking lot

Alan Grayson's BRILLIANT Way To Save $2 Trillion

Bernie Sanders: Disaster Warning

Norquist: Letting tax cuts expire does not violate anti-tax pledge

US looks into alleged hacking by News Corp.'s ad arm

An interesting survey from Pew: National vs. Religious Identity

WARNING: It's getting meaner out there.

All hacked up

Sarah Palin's 'The Undefeated': We saw it so you don't have to!

Man, I love the Freeperverse

By IMPACT standards, Ms. Frizzle would fizzle

Outrageous CEO Pay? How About Lowering Salaries of Longtime Workers like Joe the Machinist

Marcus Bachmann

Thursday TOONS part 1- Headaches

Are the women of America going to allow Allen West to get away

Florida Now Third Worst State for Toxic Air Pollution!!!

Reid confronts Obama budget director on possible debt-ceiling deal

Yosemite Vernal Falls Deaths - One member of group climbed over railing with his child

Map: Countries' actions and commitments on climate change

The gang of six are a bag of dicks.

Any anti war candidate could clearly address all of the financial and moral issues facing us

Any anti war candidate could clearly address all of the financial and moral issues facing us

Tonight on Countdown: Sen. Sanders, Cenk, and more

NYT email I just received: Subject: News Alert: Obama and Boehner Close to Major Budget Deal, Offici

Our 'Leaders' Sharpen Their Knives for Our Safety Net

The new Hippie

Mass Extinction Caused by Deadly 'Earth Burp'

Another miserable day for Murdoch. A quick write-up of today's top stories for your viewing pleasure

A Roman Statue You Never Thought You’d See

So are Democrats going to act like this when a GOP president needs the debt ceiling raised?

Oh. My. GOD!!!

Income inequality: a map I found in my photobucket account.

New poll hints Congress could see a shake-up in 2012

The Republican'ts are blaming the Bush tax cut extension on Obama

First time I saw Piers Morgan on CNN tonight. My god!

Hmmm........We've Seen These Dangerous Assholes Before...

Hardball with Michael Smerconish

Pentagon braces for much deeper military spending cuts as part of debt deal (WaPo)

How about a click for Empathy, Compassion & Community?

NH Repuke Legislator jokes about turning her 50 cal gun on unions

Maybe the teachers will let Social Security supporters join their July 30th DC rally.

Fed Audit: $16T in secret loans

The cheap bastard

The cheap bastard

WH meeting with Dems just ended. n/t

2014-- Do you plan to pay the mandated premiums or

DADT repeal to be certified tomorrow! FINALLY!

Bullet that killed man doesn't match SFPD weapon

Bonuses for Billionaires - By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF

It seems that the "shared sacrifice" can only come from default

Bernie Sanders on Olbermann tonite at 8 -- pass it on -- :)

A profound sadness hit me today.

" Republicans’ so-called Cut, Cap & Balance plan doesn’t have 1 chance in a million of passing" Reid

Panic as US Warplanes (Unilaterally) Attack Southern Iraq Two Days of Live Ammo Raids

FOR SALE: Now Do You Understand Why?

Guys, the plan has to get thru the Senate first....

One Hell Of A Photograph Of Atlantis Re-Entering The Atmosphere For Touchdown

Sanders on The Gang of Six: "This Senator is Going to Fight Back"

US Drought Map

Discussion of leaked ALEC documents on Fresh Air (NPR) today, Thurs....

Museum where lesbians were harassed organizes "Hand Holding Day"

11-Dimensional End Game - "All cuts," the aide said. "Maybe revenues some time in the future."

Pelosi: Gang of Six plan not the only option

The Tide Is Turning on Social Security and Budget Cuts

Day of Debauchery & Gluttony (I found this on facebook)

20120--Where is Obama Going to Campaign? a phone booth???

Bloomberg News Covers ALEC: Koch, ExxonMobil Among Corporations Helping Write State Laws Across U.S.

Murdoch loses exclusive 2012 Olympic deal

I don't get it: Dems (real ones) in the states are SURGING

Fox Only Talks About Global Warming When It's Snowing

I see the term "useless eater" used freely right here on DU.

I cannot guarantee that those checks go out on August 3

Cenk was removed due to "political pressure", Phil Griffin: MSNBC is "part of the establishment"

Matt Taibbi - Obama Doesn't Want a Progressive Deficit Deal

Horde’ of LGBT ‘barbarians’ storms Bachmann’s anti-gay clinic

Labor In Revolt: Unions Representing 17 Million Workers Sign Letter

Should every Democratic member of ''Gang of Six'' be primaried?

Got a call from OFA today....

Got a call from OFA today....

New poll carries warning signs for Obama in 2012

Now Two Murdoch Whistleblowers Dead

Thousands of scientific papers uploaded to the Pirate Bay (here be brainy booty, arrrhhh)

FEC: John Edwards must repay more than $2 million

The Payroll Tax "Holiday" directly links Social Security to the deficit.

Why can't The People have a class action suit against The Government to repay $$ 'borrowed' from SS?

65 children at Y Pool forced to lower swimsuits after feces found in pool

Let's Be Clear, if this Major Debt Deal Includes SS/Medicare/Medicaid Cuts...

Wasilla Pastor: "Husbands have the right to rape their wives"

Roseanne Barr: Murdoch ‘tapped my phones’ and he’s ‘going down’

So... if a woman president believes you should always "be submissive to your husband"

My brother would have been 65 tomorrow

Thursday TOONS part 3- ceilings

Just paid my son's Fall semester at Community College

If Bachmann can become a serious contender for the presidency, any half-way literate simpleton can.

202-456-1111 The White House phone line. Have YOU told them hands off SS?

College Graduation Day (sadly funny toon)

College Graduation Day (sadly funny toon)

Putting Obama's Presidential Polling Numbers in Historical Context

If your state has a Republican freshman Congress Critter, PLEASE

New poll carries warning signs for Obama in 2012

A response to Greenwald's claim that President Obama is weakening the "left's political agenda"

We all really do know it is coming. But it will still be a gut punch when it is official.

LOL (pic - Repub oath of office):

How do you make a living and how do you make a life?

CurrentTV- Keith Olbermann Special Guest Thursday Night : Cenk Uygur

Ramming this through at the 11th hour UNDER DURESS by falsely linking it to the deficit is Rovian...

Did anyone catch today's FRESH AIR? You gotta hear it...

Did anyone catch today's FRESH AIR? You gotta hear it...

She's b-a-a-c-k! GOP may need Nancy Pelosi to pass debt-ceiling deal

Workers: Heat Lamps Shined On Hyatt Hotel Picket Line (in 90+ heat)

Off duty McDonald's Manager Punches Customer over Service Dog

David Shuster: "My Hill Sources Are Democratic Lawmakers Briefed... They Are Infuriated."

How Very Appropriate that it was ATLANTIS Touching Down at 5:57 AM

Do you understand the implications of this research? (Bush Fam + Elections)

To the Caver in Chief: Cave on the big 3, then expect many to CAVE ON YOU

Let's face it....taking from the poor to give to the wealthy is just UNAMERICAN.

Let's face it....taking from the poor to give to the wealthy is just UNAMERICAN.

Must Read: Public special ed employee has $0 paycheck after health insurance deductions

In Iowa town immigrants transformed, hope outweighs fear (Reuters)

DU is extreme and unrepresentative of Americans.

Barack Obama is gutting the core principles of the Democratic party --

Greenwald: Barack Obama is Gutting the Core Principles of the Democratic Party

Can you imagine a Black Democrat calling a white Republican

Fukushima city sows sunflower seeds to decontaminate 'hot spot' (JAPAN)

There's still no apology from Jane Hamsher for attacking her fellow liberals on the left.

Big Oil Taxes

Move On: Could this be the end of Rupert Murdoch and Fox News?

Awright, who won the Track Palin Shotgun Wedding pool?

Message to Barack Obama : Protect Social Security or give up the Presidency.

Okay, let’s talk about this “We need a revolution” thing

Contempt for the poor on DU.

If this president plays this game, he's lost the election

If this president plays this game, he's lost the election

I'm calling BS on folks who say it's sexist to ask about migraines.

The world's biggest problem? Too many people




OMG, on Tuesday the Fargo-Moorhead area was the most humid place on the planet!

Wisconsin Lawmaker Calls Republicans Shameful, Spineless, Repugnant and Immoral

The IOU's in the Social Security Trust Fund

The IOU's in the Social Security Trust Fund

Naomi Klein pulls no punches in her comments about the debt ceiling charade

$16 TRILLION to banksters - Bush's Tax Cuts extended - NOW we must CUT Medicaid/Medicare/SS

Let's have a law automatically raising taxes whenever we go to war.

Obama and the Hamiltonian Democrats.

Andy Coulson was never given top security clearance in government (UK)

Cognizant faces H-1B visa abuse charges by US staff

Australia mulls privacy laws after hacking scandal

My DU aggression is being carried back to Facebook.


A little Supertramp for a Wednesday night:

bb king at sing sing prison

Driving through Illinois

Jay Leno cracks me up...

OK is this like a cartoon or what?

Sides edging toward a short-term deal to increase the debt limit

News Corporation admitted in 2009 to hacking U.S. rival’s website

Three indicted by Brazilian police for Amazon murders

ohmygod. pressure cooker. beans. six minutes.

Am about to eat cream cheese. Stop me. Does whole grain crackers help?!1 nt

US Republicans hit aid to Israel neighbors, Pakistan

AP sources: Obama delays final work on trade pacts

Former Guantánamo inmate David Hicks faces fight to keep book profits

Chevron hit with $1.1 million fine

It has become extremely clear to me that this administration does NOT represent progressive values.

Group's Petition Demands Vander Plaats Apology

It has become extremely clear to me that this administration does NOT represent ProgMom

Ads to pressure Nelson (D-Ne) on debt

Desparately Seeking any Star Wars Galaxies players!

Debt deal doomed by the ghost of Bush's tax cuts

Mark Stroman Executed For Killing Dallas-Area Store Clerk

It has become extremely clear to me that this administration does NOT represent Progressive insuranc

Holy CRAP...if I woke up and saw this on the pillow next to me, it'd be the BIG one, Elizabeth...

Ruffles are made with "all natural oil"

Worst way ever to piss away $20

Ha I am drinking "Irony" pinot noir while watching Celeb Rehab w/Dr. Drew

It has become extremely clear to me that this administration does NOT represent inadvertent erection

Great Jamie Farrs. Post a pic.

It has become extremely clear to me that this administration does NOT represent progressive bands.

Music in most retail establishments is loud, with overwrought vocals that drive me crazy.

Phone hacking: Met police to investigate mobile tracking claims

Is flvegan still around? Here's a Beastie mashup that's worth a glance..

"...Tetris is now at the same level as Final Fantasy."

Rupert Murdoch hiring big legal guns, may fear hacking scandal is spreading to U.S.

Did you know that the teddy bear in Hunt For Red October was also used in Die Hard?

Pentagon looks to social media as new battlefield

Tea Party Nation founder sued by Vegas resort for $642,000

"Touch my junk" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "touch my junk".

It's snowing in Chile

RIP Alex Steinweiss: The Man Who Invented the Album Cover

Help me with this quote... picks the 10 greatest Prog Rock bands - guess who is #1

Hee. "owling" replaces "planking", picture

Do you smile at people as you pass them by on the street. I smile at old people. At least I used to.

The other day I met a "Juggalo" - tried to convince me his group was persecuted

So I went to Arby's for lunch today and . . .

Report urges overhaul of science education

I'm now officially a broker/REALTOR(R)

Jim Holperin, Kim Simac (WI, Tea Party) recall election campaigns take off

Creator and head writer of Breaking Bad says next year's season 5 will be its last!

Poll: Obama, Brown favored to beat prospective challengers

What's the one food you could never, ever give up?

That 6 degrees of separation.

What's the one song you could never, ever give up?

Alas, I've never perfected my parallel parking skills.

The next superhero movie Hollywood will be making...

The Hobbit: Peter Jackson's latest clip reveals more questions than clues

Too. Much. GD. Must. Find. Friends.

Hang them out to dry (squee)

The lounge is more preferable to GD than

News International dropped by Olympics partner after hacking scandal

Minkow Gets Five Years for Stock-Fraud Conspiracy, Must Pay $583 Million

Michigan senior citizens struggling economically, report says

Had To Put Our Doggie Down Today

Obama's Support Among Jews Steadies Despite Distrust On Israel Policy

LulzSec: We won't publish News International emails

Zombies Protest TVA Possibly Restarting Bellefonte Nuclear Reactor Construction

Les Hinton faces US calls for Dow Jones inquiry over phone hacking

Jobless Claims in U.S. Rose 10,000 Last Week

(UK) MP attacks (William) Hague over review of arms sales to Arab regimes

'British Taliban' arrested in Afghanistan

Malawi protesters killed during anti-regime riots

Obama and Boehner Close to Major Deal, Officials Say

South China Sea row: Asean seeks islands deal

Ex-State Dept. staffer peeked at celebs' passport apps, feds say

Let's play another "What if?" game

Phone hacking investigation widens to sale of private details

'Black ops and espionage’ inside Fox News

Foie Gras Donut

There are not enough blue links to camouflage this.

Top Nazi Rudolf Hess exhumed from 'pilgrimage' grave

Ecuador Judge Orders Prison, Fine for Owners of El Universo

Layoffs and underemployment here can equal lack of health care, housing, and food

What do you desperately want to do before you die (and know you will never do)

Blackstone Profit Triples From Deals

Deficit plan offered by senators targets tax breaks for millions but reduces rates for all

Michael Walter Fitzgerald, Fourth Openly Gay Judicial Candidate, Nominated By Obama

Fed Audit: $16T in secret loans

Boehner: House GOP willing to compromise on debt

Tax Bills Imperil Slavery Museum

Election commission rules Edwards must pay back $2.3 million

Euro zone eyes buyback, not bank tax, for Greece

Aussie police shut Greenpeace HQ, seize evidence

Lucian Freud, Adept Portraiture Artist, Dies at 88

Joe Conason: ‘Dysfunctional’ Too Polite to Describe Tea Party Congress

"Presidential candidate with big wrench to visit every Maine county"

Obama's Support Among Jews Steadies Despite Distrust On Israel Policy

Report: Obama top recipient of News Corp. donations

Sharpton Appears to Win Anchor Spot on MSNBC

Republican enforcer of "no tax" pledge signals leeway

Equality Florida: Nation's fourth-largest school district adds gender identity protections

Repeal question on Ohio's union law makes ballot

Feds investigate Congressman David Rivera (R) on casino contract

Brainstorming for DOJ & FBI. Where would News Corps hacking most likely occur in US???

Breaking NYT - Obama & Boehner close to budget deal

Georgia officials delay execution that would have been videotaped to gather evidence on drug

Progressive Groups Launch Debt Ceiling Ad Campaign (Against GOP) At 11th Hour

Favorite person you see all the time at the 7-11

Mau Mau torture claim Kenyans win right to sue British government

Consumer Bureau Finds Support on Its First Day

Reid: Deal must have revenues

POLL: Sherrod Brown Holds Double-Digit Leads in Ohio

States negotiating immunity for banks over foreclosures

Allan West goes on a VICTIM tour

Cowardice & Betrayal by the President, Thuggery by the Gang of Six

Wanting and expecting revenues

Every republican who signed the 'won't raise the debt ceiling' pledge

Seems like Romney is the right choice for Progressives in 2012.

Heads Up! Cenk will be a special guest on Countdown w/ Keith Olbermann TONIGHT

Saturday morning with CallMeWesley and The Wiley and Excellent Boy Cat Named Ginger....

What's your preference?

Senate Democrats have "volcanic" lunch with Obama aide

My sources say it is going to be the $3.7 trillion gangsta option!!!

I, for one, like the name Farting Walrus Bob.

Denny's fried cheese melt

(Rep) Allen West warns of Muslim Brotherhood `infiltration’

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday, July 21, 2011

Jim Holperin, Kim Simac (WI, Tea Party) recall election campaigns take off

Either way, the problem is Republicans

James Murdoch 'mistaken' in select committee evidence, say Myler and Crone

Climate change 'threatens peace', UN official warns

I can't get TSA agents to touch my junk, what's the problem?!1 n/t

TRENDING: Huntsman campaign manager resigns

Prince Andrew to step down as trade envoy, Buckingham Palace confirms

I will no longer support Dan Choi at all, because he is considering to work against democrats

Heat Index 107 in Louisville! How hot is it where you are?

Report: Emails show Murdoch editor knew of bribes (London police have proof in smoking-gun emails)

It's true that Obama's maneuvering has strengthened his hand and popularity in this budget debate

Top Bank Regulators Won't Commit To Releasing Reports On Illegal Foreclosures By Banks

Great movie bars. Post a pic.

Peter DiFazio - WH has bought into Reaganomics

Democratic leaders to meet at White House Thursday

Timmy "Badass" Pawlenty Goes After Bachman on Migraines - then takes it back.

U.S. Treasury just sold its remaining stake in Chrysler to Fiat

What the hell is going on?

Female House Democrats want rebuke of West for insults to Wasserman Schultz

Euro-Area Leaders May Accept Greek Default (Eurozone Summit)

On President Obama's Separation of Democratic and Progressive Values...

Training of Teachers Is Flawed, Study Says

Randy Rhodes: Bachmann has migrane headaches because she's dealing with an in the closet husband

E.J. Dionne, Jr.: "We are witnessing the disintegration of tea party Republicanism."

Atlantis has landed, ending NASA's shuttle era

Missing News of the World executive Greg Miskiw to fly to UK for police talks

Cenk: Why I quit MSNBC

Reid calls for balanced deficit deal; White House denies reports of agreement

Parts of Chilean Patagonia covered by nine feet of snow; 6.500 feared isolated

Bachmann: Everybody Should Pay Taxes -- “We need to broaden the base..."

First lady, grocers vow to build stores in ‘food deserts’

Boehner And Grover Agree: Letting Bush Tax Cuts Expire ‘Would Be Raising Taxes’

Why I distrust the PL (professional left) ..experience has taught me well

All My Children. Jesus! Was that DIXIE being held captive with Erica????

If President Obama praises it, the Teabagger House will not vote for it.

Is President Obama a Democrat?

Obama threatens to veto Interior-EPA spending bill

Suggestions for a pasta salad dressing?

Calm down (and get to work)

Obama Presses Skeptical Dem Leaders On Big Deal With Boehner

Ghana cracks down on gays (all gays to be arrested)

Russia Declares 'Era Of Soyuz' After Shuttle

Harvard's Aaron Swartz indicted on MIT hacking charges

OH SHIT: Debt deal contains large spending cuts but only the possibility of future revenue increases

Larry Kudlow reporting his sources says deal is pretty much done

Looks like CurrentTV and Rachel Maddow is about all we have left.

If you didn't hear Candidate Obama say he'd

A major chink in Grover Norquist’s armor

The guys at work think classical music is all slow and boring

Emo Progressives need to look at Obama's poll numbers & fundraising as well as Sharpton's ratings. .

POLL: Obama 51 (+4), Romney 44 (-3). Obama +10 among independents. He also squishes other GOPers.

BREAKING: Secretary of Defense & Joint Chiefs To Certify Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Tomorrow

Let me ask - if Obama had said DURING THE CAMPAIGN that he was in favor

What happens when House Republicans stare into the abyss?

Buddy Roemer Announces Candidacy

'Young Turks' Cenk Uygur Out At MSNBC

name a song that mentions a famous person by name in the song

Indians in US may get to bring back social security contribution

Young Turks: Cenk - Investigate Fox News

Woman Police Arrested for Filming from Her Yard but Cops Still Pissed

Worst Persons: Billo The Combover, Murdoch..

Turmoil in Libya: Five Months On

Monkey Copyright (RT - Keiser Report)

Bernie Sanders "Much Of Deficit Reduction In Going To Go On The Backs Of The Weakest In Our Society"

Ed Schultz & Robert Greenwald Discuss Prescient "OutFOXed" - 'They've Let The Rats Out of Sewers'

DHS has produced an Orwellian new video intended to encourage Americans to rat each other out

Civil Rights Groups Plan To Sue Minn. School District Over Curriculum Policy On Sexual Orientation

Murdoch's Denials 1-3 Tough to Believe says Ex WSJ Reporter Sarah Ellison - Democracy NOW!

The American Dream, Reloaded

Walker gets Hosed in Beloit

Papantonio: Murdoch’s Attorney Exodus

Thom Hartmann: The Cancer of Infotainment & Murdoch Pseudo-news

Secret Republican Campign Stategy: Revealed!

Thom Hartmann: Are MurdochGate & ClimateGate Partners in Crime?

Thom Hartmann - The Biggest Balanced Budget Hypocrisy

Keiser Report: Ideas for Revolution (E166)

Thom Hartmann: The Secrets of ALEC Exposed

Economix impact of final shuttle mission in Cape Canaveral

Jeremy Scahill | CIA Dungeons in Somalia - Drone Attacks

Young Turks: Cut Medicare, SS & Taxes For Rich - Gang of Six

Gay Barbarian Horde Glitters Bachmann Clinic

David Duke Presidential Campaign Song (Satire)

Ron Paul interview on PBS NewsHour

Let all of Chimpy's tax cuts expire! That's 4 trillion dollars! Congressman DeFazio

Obama Rethinks Iraq Troop Withdrawal?

DEFEAT Corporatism!

War is a Racket Smedley Butler

Olbermann: Climategate/Murdoch Connection - Wallis Was NewsCorp. Double-Agent?

Dylan Ratigan & Bernie Sanders Critique Gang of Six

Cenk Leaves MSNBC (Inside Story: Explains Departure, Praises Maddow, Rips FoxNews) - FULL segment

Franken Exposes Anti-Gay Group For Lying In Their Report

Why Cenk Uygur Left MSNBC - Part 1

Why Cenk Uygur Left MSNBC - Part 2

History Is Knocking

Move On Moves On

James K. Galbraith: Obama & the Gang of Six

Rep. DeFazio Rips Chained CPI and Gang of Six

How News International worked towards its own downfall

Tea Party Republicans Won’t Compromise On Debt Ceiling, Fruit Loops

Banana Republicans (Brent Budowsky)

Mother who lost son in accident faces more jail time than the hit and run driver

No farce is complete without a cream pie

The DOJ’s “Gitmo Suicides” Slam by Scott Horton

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Set to Take Flight July 21, 2011

Bachmann produces clean bill of health ... from her 'free' government doctor

CTJ: Both Sides of Debt Ceiling Talks Propose Increasing the Budget Deficit

Slapstick, Denial Highlight Murdochs’ Testimony

The Sun, the Met and Ronnie Biggs

Italy's coalition government in chaos after three defeats

You're Never Too Young to get [Breast] Implants

Muslim lawmaker: Herman Cain is a "bigot"

1 Million Dead in Iraq? 6 Reasons the Media Hide the True Human Toll of War -- And Why We Let Them

Kashmiri's great escape (reprise) {ilyas not dead?}

China finally ready to admit Pak's role in Xinjiang violence

Corporate America's Sunshine Patriots

Chamber of Commerce: Default is not an option

Jonnie Marbles: Why I foam-pied Rupert Murdoch

Healthcare law could leave families with high insurance costs

Unemployment Benefits Rise as Job Growth Falters

CTJ: "Gang of Six" Plan would reduce revenue and encourage corporate tax dodging (PLEASE READ)

BOOKS: Postmodern Imperialism -- Geopolitics and the Great Games. By Eric Walberg (Jim Miles)

GOP record on taxes

CTJ: Twelve Corporations Pay Effective Tax Rate of Negative 1.5% on $171 Billion in Profits

11 States Trying Really Hard to Keep Poor, Black, and Student Voters From Voting

American Right and Limits of Logic

The Amazing Dissolving Nation (James Howard Kunstler)

Ground Your Warplanes, Save the Horn of Africa (Ramzy Baroud)

Dante’s Slope (David Glenn Cox)

Allen West Damages Himself With Insulting Email

Djibouti appeals for $21m aid

Greenwald: Barack Obama is Gutting the Core Principles of the Democratic Party

This is a republic, not the Vatican

OMG, on Tuesday the Fargo-Moorhead area was the most humid place on the planet!

Energy Storage: Scientists Observe Transformation of Copper Sulfide Nanorods

Battery market abuzz / Demand for power storage increases amid energy shortage fears

Government reveals timeline for decommissioning Fukushima reactors

NEC Launches Household Energy Storage System

Japan's 'Major Problem' With Radioactive Cattle Gets Even Bigger

Study Claims EV Recharging Is Substantially Cheaper Than Pulling Up To The Pump

House passes bill weakening EPA Clean Water Act powers.

How next-gen engines are going to squeeze every last drop of energy from their carbon fuels

Nature - USDA Announces That It Lacks Authority To Regulate Or Control Transgenic Bluegrass

UNSC Can't Agree That Climate Breakdown Is Security Threat, Thx. To Votes By China, Russ., Others

U.N. Deadlock on Addressing Climate Shift

WSJ praises, disses energy efficient light bulbs

Multiple School Districts In West PA Have "Off The Charts" Asthma Rates Among Students - Up To 37.6%

Chile Declares "Catastrophe" As 7.5 Feet Of Snow Bury Lonquimay In North Lake District - 8 Towns Hit

2011 Heatwave Size, Extraordinary Heat/Humidity Set It Apart - Moorehead MN Heat Index 134F 7/20

Alva, FL Finds River Covered With Algae - Dogs Die After Drinking, But Rubio Says Regulation Bad!


Solar power boom shines for consumers - USA Today

Crisis results from German nuclear plant shutdowns

Graphite + water = the future of energy storage

Researchers Record 426-mile Polar Bear Swim - Female Lost 22% Of Body Weight In Nine-Day Ordeal

Dead Sea Now Dropping At 3 Feet/Year As Nearly All Upstream Water Now Diverted

Durham solar panel maker plans startling technology

Religious motivation in Africa's largest slum

Muslim convert brutally beaten for consuming alcohol

Tajikistan moves to ban youth from mosques

Finding God in the Mississippi Delta

Poll: Only 52% of Americans approve of God’s performance

Teen beaten for not wanting to attend church

"The Christian religion is a parody on the worship of the sun,

Atheism versus New Atheism

Liberal Christians - I highly suggest you cast your lot with the Atheists

The Midnight Adoption of Europe's Most Restrictive Religion Law